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U.K. Regulators to Evolve not Replace Nanomaterials Regulation (with videos)

4:22 AM MDT | July 15, 2010 | Alex Scott

U.K. regulators told industry representatives at a meeting in London yesterday that they would be evolving – not replacing - regulation relating to the safety of nanomaterials. The comments were welcomed by industry group the Chemical Industries Association (CIA, London), which hosted the meeting.   “There are no plans for new regulations. We want to work up [an] evidence-based decision making process,” says Gill Smith, policy advisor for U.K. regulator the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).   Steve Morgan, head of nanotech policies...

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